“We are not saying ‘go out and get a dog,’” she said. “That’s a really important decision. Owning a dog comes with responsibilities and costs. But both anecdotal reports and research show that the benefits outweigh the costs.”Dogs May Be Good for Children’s Psychological Development – The New York Times
Owning a three-legged dog has been a fulfilling experience, definitely good for my psyche. She is now 10 years old and her name is Ralle. Here is a photo.